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Absenteeism at state high schools and related school management policies in Turkey(Ankara Case)

By Zeki Pehlivan


AbstractThe problem of the present study: What is the opinion of administrators, students, counseling teachers and course teachers in public schools about the reasons for student absenteeism and the applications and policies of the school administration regarding absenteeism? The survey was given to a total of 568 participants selected by “stratified sampling method” from 28 schools, and 35 students with high rate of absenteeism selected from the same schools were also interviewed. The school staff believe the students and their families to be the factors causing the absenteeism problem, the students regards educational factors to be the main reason for absenteeism problem

Publisher: Published by Elsevier Ltd.
Year: 2011
DOI identifier: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2011.04.257
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